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Laparoscopic surgery

A nephrectomy (part or whole removal of the kidney) can be performed laparoscopically, which is also known as keyhole surgery. Generally smaller incisions are made and the recovery time is reduced in laparoscopic surgery.

The surgery downloadable chart provides more details about the different surgical techniques.

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Whether you are recently diagnosed, undergoing or completed treatment for kidney cancer, are a carer, a friend or family of a kidney cancer patient, Kidney Cancer UK is here for you .

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